Matuszowicz v Kingston Upon Hull City Council [2009] IRLR 288 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Disability discrimination: Time limit where employee relies on employer's long-term failure to make reasonable adjustments

    Date:
    19 May 2009

    In Matuszowicz v Kingston Upon Hull City Council [2009] IRLR 288 CA, the Court of Appeal held that, where an employee relies on the employer's alleged continuing omission to make a reasonable adjustment, in the absence of evidence as to the date of the employer's decision, the time limit for instituting tribunal proceedings runs from the end of the period during which the employer might reasonably have been expected to effect the adjustment, unless there is an earlier inconsistent act.

  • Case of the week: Disability claims

    Date:
    3 March 2009

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers disability claims.

  • Matuszowicz v Kingston Upon Hull City Council

    Date:
    25 February 2009

    The Court of Appeal has held that, where an employer has inadvertently failed to make a reasonable adjustment for a disabled person, the time limit for bringing a disability discrimination claim begins to run at the end of the period during which the employer might reasonably have been expected to make the adjustment.